Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:55:59 +08:00QUETTA, PAKISTAN: Heavily-armed Islamist militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy, killing at least 60 people and wounding dozens more, officials said Tuesday, in one of the deadliest extremist attacks this year.Pakistani army soldiers enter the Balochistan Police Training College in Quetta on October 24, 2016, after militants attacked the police academy. -AFP
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:52:30 +08:00SYDNEY: An aggressive seal has bitten a surfer and knocked another man off his board at a popular Sydney beach in a “freak occurrence”, a report said Tuesday.Fur seal. -filepic
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:57:28 +08:00MANILA: The United States wants to remain involved in the campaign to quell Islamic militancy in the southern Philippines, its ambassador to Manila said Tuesday after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kick out American forces.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:33:28 +08:00TOKYO: Acid-tongued Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte takes his diplomatic roadshow to Japan on Tuesday, days after his apparent tilt towards China raised questions about his strategic intentions.Rodrigo Duterte. -AFP filepic
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +08:00Hong Kong: An Indonesian woman was tortured for three days with a belt and sex toys before her tormentor cut her throat, the High Court heard.Killer smile: A jovial Jutting (right) after he was charged with the grisly murders of Sumarti and Seneng. — AFP
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +08:00Jakarta: The lure of the East Indonesia Mujaheedin (MIT) was so strong that a 16-year-old from West Sumatra left home and travelled some 2,300km to Central Sulawesi to join the militant group and fight for its cause.Danger zone: Propaganda footage by IS showing children undergoing training in Iraq and Syria. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:20:16 +08:00SYDNEY: Four people were killed in an accident at a theme park on Australia’s popular Gold Coast Tuesday, police said, with witnesses describing how “everyone was screaming” after a raft apparently flipped on a water-based ride.Emergency services vehicles are seen outside the Dreamworld theme park at Coomera on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on October 25, 2016. -EPA
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:04:30 +08:00HONG KONG (AFP) - Jurors in the murder trial of British banker Rurik Jutting viewed harrowing iPhone footage on Tuesday (Oct 25) showing his attacks on an Indonesian woman who was later found dead in a suitcase in his Hong Kong flat.This file photo taken on Nov 10, 2014 shows British banker Rurik Jutting (right) smiling as he sits in a prison van.PHOTO: AFP
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:28:27 +08:00HONG KONG: Jurors in the murder trial of British banker Rurik Jutting viewed harrowing iPhone footage Tuesday showing his attacks on an Indonesian woman who was later found dead in a suitcase in his Hong Kong flat.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:47:05 +08:00PATTANI: One person was killed and 18 others were wounded, some of them critically, when a bomb exploded outside a noodle shop in Thailand’s far south, police and witnesses said Monday.An injured child is brought through a hospital after a bombing in the southern Thai province of Pattani on Oct 24. - AFP